Dr. William S. Cobb IV, MD

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Specializes in Laparoscopic Surgery • Male • Age 44

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Dr. Cobb IV:

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Dr. Cobb IV's Experience

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Dr. Cobb IV's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Cobb IV Performs

  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
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Hospital Quality

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Greenville Memorial Hospital
701 Grove Road
Greenville, SC 29605

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Division of Minimal Access & Bariatric Surgery, Greenville Hospital System University Medical Center
Hernia Centr of Greenville Hospital System University Medical Center
2104 Woodruff Rd
Greenville, SC 29607
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    Dr. Cobb IV's Experience

    Dr. Cobb IV's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Laparoscopic Surgery
    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
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    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Heller Myotomy
    • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    2
    • Abdominal Hernia
    • Achalasia
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Dysphagia
    • Esophageal Diseases
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • Groin Hernia
    • Heartburn
    • Hernia
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Paraesophageal Hernia
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Ventral Hernia
    3

    Background Check for Dr. Cobb IV

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1998
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Cobb IV & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Cobb IV's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Cobb IV

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cobb IV to family and friends

    13 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Cobb IV's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    13 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    13 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    13 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 13 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Cobb IV
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    13 responses
    same as
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    13 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    13 responses
    same as
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    13 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Cobb IV accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Division of Minimal Access & Bariatric Surgery, Greenville Hospital System University Medical Center
    Hernia Centr of Greenville Hospital System University Medical Center
    2104 Woodruff Rd
    Greenville, SC 29607
    (864) 234-7540 (Office)
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    How well provider listens and answers questions
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